1950 S Sonoma Ranch Blvd
Las Cruces, NM 88001
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Centennial High School serves 1,681 students in grades 9-12.
Centennial High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in New Mexico for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 16% (which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 21%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 47% (which is higher than the New Mexico state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the New Mexico state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,681 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 78%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 89% (Top 10% in NM)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 16% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 47% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Centennial High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New Mexico for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Centennial High School's student population of 1,681 students has grown by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 86 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,681 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
86 teachers
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School Rankings

Centennial High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 742 schools in New Mexico (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Centennial High School is 0.44, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NM)
Overall Testing Rank
#296 out of 742 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
21%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
33%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
12%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
72%
62%
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Black
3%
2%
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White
22%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.44
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Graduation Rate
89%
75%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
73%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
1%
2%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Centennial High School's ranking?

Centennial High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New Mexico for: Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%) and Highest graduation rate (Top 10%).

What schools are Centennial High School often compared to?

Centennial High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Las Cruces High School by visitors of our site.

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

16% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 21% NM state average), while 47% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 33% NM state average).

What is the graduation rate of Centennial High School?

The graduation rate of Centennial High School is 89%, which is higher than the New Mexico state average of 75%.

How many students attend Centennial High School?

1,681 students attend Centennial High School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

72% of Centennial High School students are Hispanic, 22% of students are White, 3% of students are Black, 1% of students are American Indian, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Centennial High School?

Centennial High School has a student ration of 20:1, which is higher than the New Mexico state average of 14:1.

What grades does Centennial High School offer ?

Centennial High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12

What school district is Centennial High School part of?

Centennial High School is part of Las Cruces Public Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,681 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 78%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 89% (Top 10%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 16% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 47% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education

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